1999 Cannes Film Festival

1999 Cannes Film Festival

Official poster of the 52nd Cannes Film Festival featuring an original illustration by Jean-Pierre Gendis.[1]
Opening film The Barber of Siberia
Closing film An Ideal Husband
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Palme d'Or (Rosetta)
Hosted by Kristin Scott Thomas[2]
Number of films 22 (En Competition)[3]
23 (Un Certain Regard)
8 (Out of Competition)
20 (Cinéfondation)
12 (Short Film)
Festival date 12 May 1999 (1999-05-12) – 23 May 1999 (1999-05-23)
Website festival-cannes.com/en

The 52nd Cannes Film Festival was held on May 12–23, 1999.[4] The Palme d'Or went to the French-Belgian film Rosetta by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.[5][6]

The festival opened with The Barber of Siberia, directed by Nikita Mikhalkov and closed with An Ideal Husband, directed by Oliver Parker.[7][8]


David Cronenberg, Jury President
André Téchiné, Jury member

Feature film competition

Un Certain Regard

199 Un Certain Regard poster, adapted from an original illustration by Assane N' Doye.[9]
Barbara Hendricks, Jury member
Dominique Blanc, Jury member
Doris Dörrie, Jury member
George Miller, Jury member
Holly Hunter, Jury member
Jeff Goldblum, Jury member
Maurizio Nichetti, Jury member

Films out of competition



  1. "Posters 1999". Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  2. Wilmington, Michael (30 May 1999). "Cannes Of Vinegar". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  3. "Official Selection 1998 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  4. "CANNES 1999: OFFICIAL SELECTION". Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  5. "Awards 1999 : All Awards". Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  6. "CANNES Awards 1999". Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  7. "Cannes Film Festival 1999: the line-up". Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  8. "CANNES '99: Competition Film Lineup". Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  9. "Posters 1999". Retrieved 12 December 2013.

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